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Mayor’s Breakfast with Chargé d’Affaires Bukvych – IN PERSON

March 25 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

7:00 AM – Networking
8:00 AM – Presentation
9:00 AM – Event Concludes


Single Ticket:
Ottawa Board of Trade Member – $35+ HST
Future Members – $50+ HST

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Join Mayor Jim Watson, the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal for the Mayor’s Breakfast on Friday, March 25 for an in-person Mayor’s Breakfast!

Start your morning with a cup of coffee, breakfast and network and connect with colleagues in the business community.

At 8:00AM, Mayor Jim Watson will give his update from City Hall, followed by a presentation by Chargé d’Affaires Bukvych.

The Mayor’s Breakfast Series is an opportunity to network and stay informed on issues vital to Ottawa’s prosperity and quality. Focusing on issues such as economic development, transportation and the environment, this breakfast series provides an opportunity to network and stay informed.

Guest Speaker:

Andrii Bukvych, Chargé d’Affaires at the Ukrainian Embassy

(MA in International Economics, Institute for International Relations, Shevchenko National University, 1999)

Served as the First Secretary on economic and energy issues at the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States (2006-2010). Was appointed a MFA Diplomatic Advisor to the Minister of Energy of Ukraine to facilitate communications between ministries on foreign affairs (2010-2015).

Joined the US and Canada desk at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine as a counselor in 2015. Served as Economic and Energy Advisor at the British Embassy in Kyiv for Her Majesty’s Government (2016-2019).

Was appointed a Director General for Foreign Policy Directorate at the Office of the President of Ukraine in 2019. Started diplomatic service as Minister-Counsellor at Embassy of Ukraine in Canada in 2021.

Married, have two children.

Event Sponsors: 


Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Ave W
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2H9


Ottawa Board of Trade
Ottawa Business Journal